If you’re a driver or a pedestrian in Santa Clara, you may have spotted new crosswalk beacons in the city. Officials put the new beacons up at El Camino Real, Morse Lane, Harrison Street and Buchanan Avenue. They say that the beacons are necessary to give pedestrians plenty of time to cross the busy lanes of traffic on these roads…. Continue Reading.
Police responded to an accident on Story Road near Diana Avenue in East San Jose. Witnesses stated that the pedestrian walked into traffic when a gray Infiniti sedan traveling in the slow lane hit him. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at about 12:18 a.m. The driver stopped and cooperated with law enforcement after the… Continue Reading.
There was a multi-vehicle collision on Saturday, March 14, 2015 that left several cars damaged and killed one person. The accident occurred on Interstate Highway 580 in Contra Costa County. It was just east of North Flynn Road and tied up traffic for hours. The collision may have involved up to 16 vehicles. So far, information on other injuries has… Continue Reading.
Construction sites can be extremely dangerous, and many injuries within construction zones are inflicted on those that pass by. On January 15, a man that is reported to be 45-years old had his leg severely injured. The leg injury occurred within a construction zone as a bulldozer allegedly crushed his leg. The man is in stable condition, but other details… Continue Reading.
A highway worker was killed and another was injured when a driver veered off the road on U.S. Highway 101 in Redwood City Tuesday morning. Unfortunately a driver veered off of the road toward a nine-person crew that was working along the right shoulder and hit two of the workers. One of the workers was pronounced dead at the scene… Continue Reading.
Even though reports of pedestrian accidents appear in the news at an alarming rate, people continue to suffer from serious injuries and even loss of life after being hit by a vehicle. San Francisco is no stranger to these tragedies, which take place for a variety of reasons, from obscured road signs to a reckless drunk driver. Anyone who has… Continue Reading.
When someone is hit by a car or loses a loved one in a pedestrian accident, it is important for them to do everything they can to move forward. While the physical and emotional pain these incidents cause can be overwhelming, a pedestrian accident can lead to financial problems as well. Considering funeral expenses and medical bills, families may struggle… Continue Reading.
There are many reasons why people choose to ride their bike or walk. Whether they are heading to work or just trying to get some exercise, anyone who is familiar with San Francisco knows that there are quite a few pedestrians and bicyclists in the city. If you follow local news regularly, you might have heard about the surprising number… Continue Reading.
Because they don’t have a vehicle to shield them, pedestrians are particularly vulnerable to serious injuries and death when they are struck by a car. In recent months there have been a number of pedestrian accidents in San Francisco, some of which were caused by driver negligence. In a city with so many people walking on the street, these tragic… Continue Reading.
Although vehicle collisions can cause serious injuries and even claim lives, when a pedestrian is struck by a car it can be particularly dangerous. In the San Francisco area, hectic roads can spell disaster for those who are walking or riding a bicycle. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon to hear about yet another pedestrian accident in the Bay Area. When… Continue Reading.